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Welterweight bout matches Yeritsyan against Randall

Source: WBC Welterweight Gor Yeritsyan (17-0, 14 KOs), based in Los Angeles, will face Houston's Quinton Randall (13-1-1, 3 KO’s) at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California on Friday. The show will be presented by Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions. Yeritsyan is trained by the legendary Freddie Roach of Wild Card Boxing in...

BKFC results from last weekend

Press Release Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debuted in Manassas, Virginia with its BKFC Prospect Series event at the sold-out Salisbury Center on Friday, Feb. 16th. In the main event, Brandon "The Shredder" Shavers defeated Stanislav Grosu in the fourth round of a middleweight matchup. The Lousiana-bred Shavers picked himself up off...

Toussaint will fight Kalunga on Friday in NY

Source: WBA Haitian-born Wendy Toussaint and Egyptian-born Mponda Kalunga will wage a junior middleweight battle this Friday at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington (Long Island) New York. Toussaint, a U.S. citizen, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jerome Jones, whom he knocked out in the third round on October 28th. The...

Unbeaten flyweights to collide in Florida on Saturday

Source: WBA Two unbeaten flyweights will face off this Saturday at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida in a Mexico vs. Puerto Rico showdown. Andy Dominguez of Mexico will battle Yankiel Rivera of Purto Rico. Dominguez is 10-0 with 6 KOs. He debuted in 2020 and all of his fights have taken place in the United States. The Mexico...

Inoue and Hiruta named Japanese boxers of the year for 2023

Source: WBA Over the weekend, the Annual Award Ceremony of the Japanese Boxing Commission was held to honor the best of that nation's boxing during 2023. Not surprisingly, 122-pound champion Naoya Inoue as the star of the show. He won three of the most important awards of the night.  Inoue was presented with the best boxer of the...

Big road win makes Eduardo Nunez a mandatory contender

Source: IBA Eduardo Nunez TKO11Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov... A 130-pound IBF title eliminator match took place between Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov from Tajikistan and Eduardo Nunez of Mexico over the weekend. Nunez improved to 26-1 with an eleventh-round stoppage win. The bout was part of an IBA show in Rakhimov's home country. Competing for a...

Andres "Savage" Cortes calls for a title shot

Press Release Top Rank's super featherweight Andres "Savage" Cortes (21-0, 12 KOs), delivered a strong performance at The Theater at Madison Square Garden this past Friday, ending the twelve-fight winning streak of Bryan Chevalier (20-2-11, 6 KOs) in early fashion. Cortes secured a fourth-round TKO victory after a dominant display in...

Undercard results from Tajikistan

Source: IBA Sharabutdin Ataev W10 Loren Alfonso... Sharabutdin Ataev claimed the inaugural IBA 190-pound title on the IBA show at the Dushanbe Tennis Court and Water Sports Complex in Tajikistan. He defeated his long-time amateur nemesis Loren Alfonso in the main event. Competing for Azerbaijan, the Havana-born fAlonso came into the...

WBA featherweight situation

Source: WBA Victor Morales and Luis Reynaldo Nunez will meet on March 16th in a WBA featherweight eliminator bout to be held at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. A Mexican-American who lives in the state of Washington, Morales Jr. (19-0-1 with 9 KOs) is on a strong run after defeating Diego De La Hoya and Edwin Palomares in...

Canadian novice Sara Haghighat Joo lands world title shot

Source: WBA Guadalupe Bautista will travel to Canada to defend her WBA junior flyweight title on April 27th against local Sara Haghighat Joo. The bout will take place at the Toronto Casino Resort and will be the main event of the night. Bautista, age 35, is the  champion and will try to retain her crown on the road. The Mexico City...

Watch: UFC 145-pound title changes hands on a KO

By Scott Shaffer There wasn't much boxing action around the world on Saturday, but there was a significant mixed martial knockout in a UFC championship fight. Spain's Ilia Topuria ended the long featherweight (145 pounds in UFC) of Alexander Volkanovski. Topuria landed two combinations to KO Volkanovski. He become just the fifth UFC...

Foster defeats Nova to retain title

Source: Top Rank O'Shaquie Foster W12 Abraham Nova ... O'Shaquie "Ice Water" Foster (22-2, 12 KOs) defended his WBC junior lightweight title with a split decision over Abraham "El Super" Nova (23-2, 16 KOs) Friday evening at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  After studying each other with jabs and feints in the early...

Nontshingha regains IBF 108-pound title in rematch vs. Curiel

Source: DAZN Sivenathi Nontshingha TKO10 Adrian Curiel... In Oaxaca, Mexico, South Africa's Sivenathi Nontshingha gained revenge and his title back after losing his IBF light flyweight title to Adrian Curiel three months ago. At first, it looked like Curiel would be retaining his world title belt with the Mexican dominating the first...

Undercard results from New York City

Source: Top Rank Andres Cortes TKO4 Bryan Chevalier... In another junior lightweight bout on Friday's Madison Square Garden show in New York City, Andres Cortes (21-0, 12 KOs) prevailed with a fourth-round stoppage win over Puerto Rico's Bryan Chevalier (20-2-1, 16 KOs). From the opening bell, Cortes connected with thudding left and right...

Lindolfo Delgado and Carlos Sanchez to duel in Arizona

Source: Top Rank Unbeaten junior welterweight Lindolfo Delgado, a 2016 Mexican Olympian, is set to make his 2024 debut. Delgado will face countryman Carlos “El Tiburon” Sanchez in a ten-round contest on Friday, March 29th at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Delgado-Sanchez is added to a loaded card that features Oscar Valdez...

Weigh-in report from Philadelphia

Source: R&B Promotions Here are the boxers' weights for tonight's (Saturday's) R&B Promotions card at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia:  Oluwafemi Oyeleye 155 pounds vs. Wilfrido Buelvas 150; Noah Norman 133 vs. Dan Van Fossen 133.8; Joshua Jones 137 vs. Ryan Schwartzburg 138; Daniel Fry 224 vs. Jesse Hayward 275.6; Tahmir Smalls 153...

Marco Antonio Barrera will appear at Box Fan Expo

Press Release Three-division world champion and Hall of Famer Marco Antonio Barrera has confirmed that he will appear at the Seventh Annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday, May 4th, at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Expo will also coincide with a mega-fight that will take place later that evening in Las Vegas,...

Boxingtalk's Friday night fight predictions

By Michael Borao Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's predictions for Friday's big fights: Adrian Curiel (24-4-1) vs. Sivenathi Nontshinga (12-1) II (IBF light flyweight title) … prediction: Curiel by decision; O’Shaquie Foster (21-2) vs. Abraham Nova (23-1) (WBC super featherweight title) … prediction: Foster by late knockout; Mauricio...

ProBox presents Friday night action

Press Release Tonight (Friday) at the Whitesands Events Center in Plant City, Florida, Israel Rodriguez Picazo locks horns with Ramon Cardenas in a ten-round duel at super bantamweight, live on ProBox TV. Mexico’s Picazo (30-5, 20 KOs) defeated Wilner Soto with a fifth-round stoppage last December in Orlando. The 25 year-old veteran...

Weigh-in report from NYC

Source: Top Rank Here are the weigh-in results for tonight's (Friday's) ESPN broadcast from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City:WBC junior lightweight title - 12 rounds O'Shaquie Foster 130 pounds  vs. Abraham Nova 129; Andres Cortes 130  vs. Bryan Chevalier 129 (ten rounds); Bruce Carrington 125.6  vs....

Jesus Perez upsets JoJo Diaz

By Scott Shaffer Jesus Perez W10 JoJo Diaz... Tijuana's Jesus "Ricky" Perez scored an upset of former champion Joseph "JoJo" Diaz in Commerce, California. It was an exciting fight and a life-changing win for Perez, who said this win will allow him to become a full-time boxer and quit his job as a bricklayer. The scores were announced as...

Formal announcement of Taylor vs. Catterall II

Source: Top Rank After more than two years of waiting, bitter rivals Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall will finally meet in a hugely anticipated rematch at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday, April 27th, shown live on DAZN in the UK and around the world and exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. The enemies have been embroiled in a heated...

Lescurat to defend vs. Mexican teenager moving up three divisions!

Source: WBA Argentina's Clara Lescurat (9-0) will defend her WBA super flyweight  championship against Mexican teenager Regina Chavez next Saturday, February 24th. Lescurat will make the third defense of her crown against the Mexican in a venue she knows very well, the Casino de Buenos Aires. The 35 year-old champion won the title...

Ex-champ Shavkat Rakhimov fights today

Source: IBA The IBA will hold a champions’ night card in Dushanbe, Tajikistan tonight, February 16th. In a twelve-round bout, local star and former IBF 130-pound champion Shavkat Rakhimov faces Eduardo Nuñez from Mexico in an IBF eliminator. Rakhimov lost this title in his last bout against Welsh boxer Joe Cordina in Cardiff, and now...

Uzbekistan's Giyasov to fight Cano in WBA welterweight eliminator

Source: WBA Uzbekistan's Shakhram Giyasov (15-3 including the World Series of Boxing) and Mexico's Pablo Cesar Cano will step into the ring at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida for a WBA  welterweight eliminator fight on Saturday, February 24th. The Uzbek will be making his fourth fight at welterweight after a good stint...

Weigh-in report from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Press Release  Here are the boxers' weights for Friday's Christy Martin Promotions show at The John T. Rhodes Sports Complex in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:  Victor Hernandez 124 pounds - Jose Edgardo Garcia 125; Marklin Bailey 138 - Rondale Hubbert 142; Jaquan Carty 162 - Orlando Salgado 161.5; Elijah Williams 144 - Clay...

BKFC runs in Virginia tonight

Press Release Tonight (Friday), the latest installment of the BKFC Prospect Series comes to the Salisbury Center in Manassas, Virgina, live on the BKFC app.  Friday’s main event features heavy-handed Stanislav Grosu (3-2, 3 KO) and Brandon “The Shredder” Shavers (1-1, 1 KO). Grosu and Shavers have only needed the judges’ scorecards once...

Hearn: Taylor vs. Catterall II is set for April 27th in Leeds

By Scott Shaffer Promoter Eddie Hearn tweeted that the rematch between former world 140-pound champion Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall is now a "Done deal! Two years on since the undisputed controversy, they meet again! April 27th a First Direct Arena in Leeds [England], live on DAZN as part of your subscription - get ready for an incredible...

Foster vs. Nova final presser quotes

Press Release WBC junior lightweight champion O’Shaquie “Ice Water” Foster (21-2, 12 KOs) and Abraham “El Super” Nova (23-1, 16 KOs) are ready to lock horns in the main event of an ESPN-televised tripleheader this Friday, Feb. 16th at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This will be the second title defense for Foster,...

Canelo books May 4th return; opponent still TBA

Source: WBA Saul "Canelo" Alvarez announced he will be back to the ring for a new defense of his undisputed world super middleweight championship on May 4th in Las Vegas.  The Mexican made the announcement to a Mexican television channel during an exclusive interview on Tuesday.  Alvarez mentioned the date and place, however, he did...

A few words with Andres "Savage" Cortes

Press Release Super featherweight Andres "Savage" Cortes (20-0, 11 KOs) makes his New York City debut this Friday, Feb. 16th, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Cortes will face off against Puerto Rico's Bryan Chevalier (20-1-1, 16 KOs), in a fight that will catapult the winner one step closer to a world title shot.   The...

Marku to face Kongu on March 31st

Press Release Florian Marku (13-0-1) and Chris Kongo (14-2) will settle their welterweight rivalry on Sunday, March 31st at The O2 in London. On the same show, Alen ‘The Savage’ Babic is back and set for heavyweight action against Newcastle’s Steve Robinson. The main event that night matches unbeaten heavyweight rivals Fabio Wardley...

Carrington returns to his roots ahead of Friday's fight

Press Release Featherweight Bruce Carrington (10-0, 6 KOs) paid a special visit today to the kids of the NYC Cops & Kids Youth Center in Brooklyn, New York, ahead of his ring return this Friday, Feb. 16th at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.Carrington spoke with the kids in attendance about his journey from Cops & Kids to the...

Spotlight on Elijah Garcia vs. Kyrone Davis

Press Release PBC on Prime Video's first show takes place on Saturday, March 30th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Two matchups will be available via free access to all fans prior to a pay-per-view show. The live streaming presentation will be topped by rising middleweight Elijah Garcia taking on Kyrone “Shut It Down” Davis in a...

Weigh-in report from San Jacinto, CA

Source: Toro Boxing  The official weigh-in was held today for Thursday's “Punches and Punchlines card at Soboba Casino Resort in San Jacinto, California. “Punches and Punchlines,” presented by Toro Promotions, Inc., House of Pain and Black House Boxing, will be the first pro boxing event at Soboba Casino in nearly five years. Doors open at 6...

Late result: Brooks stops Izaguirre in battle of undefeateds

Source: WBA Austin Brooks KO7 Jose Manuel Izaguirre... Austin Brooks won a super featherweight bout by knocking out Jose Manuel Izaguirre last Saturday at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California. Born in Idaho, Brooks knocked out his opponent in the seventh round of an eight-round battle of undefeateds. Brooks, age 28, defeated his...

Subriel Matias joins forces with Matchroom

Press Release IBF junior welterweight champion Subriel Matias has signed a multi-fight co-promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom and Fresh Productions. An announcement on Matias’ second defense of his World crown will be made soon. Matias (20-1, 20 KOs) landed his title last February, forcing Jeremias Ponce to retire after five...

PBC announces pre-PPV Amazon Prime show

Press Release Two bouts will highlight the first PBC on Prime Video show taking place Saturday, March 30th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas immediately before a pay-per-view show from the same location. The two matchups will be available via free access to all fans, regardless of Prime membership or purchase of the pay-per-view show. The...

JC Martinez books title defense for March 30th

Source: PBC Originally scheduled to duel last December before visa issues for the champion scuttled the bout, WBC flyweight king Julio Cesar Martinez (pictured) is set to attempt his sixth defense of his belt against Angelino Cordova on March 30th in Las Vegas.   Trained by the renowned Eddy Reynoso, Martinez (20-2, 15 KOs) captured...

Barou vs. Eggington shaping up as a pick 'em fight

Source: Wasserman Boxing Abass Barou and Sam Eggington’s European junior middleweight title showdown is too close to call. The rivals are scheduled clash on March 1st, at Telford, England's International Centre, live and free-to-air on Channel 5 in the UK. The official fight odds, brought to you by Ladbrokes, reflect the excitement around this...